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Amor En Clima Frio

Amor En Clima Frio

by Nancy Mitford
Publication Date: 01/06/2006
Rescuing characters and situations from "The Pursuit of Love," this novel is set in a luxurious mansion in the Hamptons that is home to Lord and Lady Montdore. Lady Montdore, a brilliant aristocratic figure of her time, is dedicated to arranging the best possible marriage for her only daughter Polly, but her efforts keep encountering her daughter s apparent disinterest. But soon Polly s prominent social status as one of the richest and most beautiful young ladies of her generation is brought into question by a love affair that will shake her whole family to its core."""Recuperando personajes y situaciones de "A la caza del amor," esta novela traslada la accion a la esplendida mansion de los Hampton que sirve de hogar a Lord y Lady Montdore. Lady Montdore, brillante figura de la aristocracia de su epoca, esta empenada en arreglar el mejor matrimonio para su hija unica Polly, pero sus maniobras acabaran estrellandose una y otra vez contra el aparente desinteres de su hija. Pero la prominente situacion social de Polly, una de las jovenes mas bellas y ricas de su generacion, pronto se vera cuestionada por un sonado affaire sentimental que convulsionara a toda su familia. ""
Contemporary fiction
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Libros del Asteroide S.L.U.
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United States
3rd Edition
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Nancy Mitford

Nancy Mitford was born in London on November 28 1904, daughter of the second Baron Redesdale, and the eldest of six girls. Her sisters included Lady Diana Mosley; Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire and Jessica, who immortalised the Mitford family in her autobiography Hons and Rebels.

The Mitford sisters came of age during the Roaring Twenties and wartime in London, and were well known for their beauty, upper-class bohemianism or political allegiances. Nancy contributed columns to The Lady and the Sunday Times, as well as writing a series of popular novels including The Pursuit of Love and Love in a Cold Climate, which detailed the high-society affairs of the six Radlett sisters.

While working in London during the Blitz, Nancy met and fell in love with Gaston Palewski, General de Gaulle's chief of staff, and eventually moved to Paris to be near him. In the 1950s she began writing historical biographies - her life of Louis XIV, The Sun King, became an international bestseller. Nancy completed her last book, Frederick the Great, before she died of Hodgkin's disease on 30 June 1973.

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